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Welcome Day 2012

We were really pleased to welcome our 19th postgraduate student cohort to the ICMA Centre last Friday. Even the sun came out as if to celebrate the arrival of our new students who had arrived from 38 different countries. This was the largest postgraduate student group to date, numbering 329 – a far cry from the 74 students who joinedContinue reading

New faculty members welcomed

This academic year the ICMA Centre is very pleased to welcome three new members of faculty – Dr Nadia Kappou, Ogonna Nneji and Miriam Marra. Dr Nadia Kappou After having worked in the finance industry for seven years, Nadia joined the ICMA Centre on a full time basis in July 2012. In the City, Nadia has worked as an equityContinue reading

Adrian Bell announced as ICMA Centre Head of School

From 1 August 2012, Professor Adrian Bell will take over as Head of ICMA Centre. Adrian is well known to graduates of the ICMA Centre having been a member of staff since 1994 and has been involved with every group of BSc, MSc and PhD students since. For many years Adrian was Director of Teaching and Learning, and for theContinue reading

Trading Competition a success

Students from The Willink School in West Berkshire took first place in the ICMA Centre’s first Sixth Form Trading Competition held on Tuesday 10 July 2012. The team of three beat out 16 other teams of students from around the region to win a generous cash prize for themselves as well as an iPad for their school’s economics department. StudentsContinue reading

Student academic achievement recognised at ICMA Centre

Three of our graduating students last week had further reason to celebrate as they became the 2012 recipients of three exclusive ICMA Centre awards. Ahmed Olaitan Banu (pictured with Professor Charles Sutcliffe, Head of School), who graduated from the MSc Investment Management on 5 July 2012, was the recipient of the annual Vetiva Prize. This unique award presented to theContinue reading

Congratulations to the ICMA Centre’s latest graduates

The weather was just perfect on Thursday 5 July 2012 for the ICMA Centre’s graduation ceremonies. Over 300 students from the ICMA Centre graduated and now join our almost 3500 strong global alumni community that includes over 125 nationalities and reached 115 countries around the world. Congratulations to all of our graduates and we hope you keep in touch viaContinue reading

ICMA Centre to host 2013 European Financial Management Association annual meeting

The ICMA Centre at Henley Business school is pleased to announce that it will be host to the 2013 European Financial Management Association (EFMA) annual meeting from 26 – 29 June 2013. This annual event is one of the largest and most prominent academic conferences on finance in Europe and 2013 will be the first time the University of ReadingContinue reading

ICMA Centre ranked in the world top 25 by the Financial Times

The Financial Times Global Masters in Finance 2012 has ranked Henley Business School’s ICMA Centre in the top 25 in the world. The Centre and its flagship MSc International Securities, Investment and Banking programme (ISIB) sits amongst the top finance schools and programmes in the world for the second year in a row. The FT ranking evaluates alumni career progressContinue reading

Two staff gain academic promotions

The ICMA Centre is very proud to be able to announce the recent promotions of two of our academic staff. Drs Carol Padgett and Simone Varotto have both been promoted to the level of Senior Lecturer within the University of Reading. These promotions round off a very busy and successful year for both professionals with Carol launching her latest bookContinue reading

PhD student receives Best Paper Award at recent conference

The ICMA Centre is very proud to congratulate PhD student Yingying Wu on her receipt of a Best Paper Award at the 19th Global Finance Conference, taking place at DePaul University in Chicago on May 23-25, 2012.  The prize was awarded for the paper “Commodity Futures Prices: More Evidence on Forecast Power, Risk Premia and the Theory of Storage” (co-authored withContinue reading